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For details on setting up wired and wireless networking connections to your Clearpath robot, refer to the robot-specific tutorials, such as the Husky ROS1 tutorial or the Husky ROS2 tutorial.


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Clearpath robots ship with an SSH server operating on port 22 for remote login. This server also supports sftp for file-transfer to/from the robot if needed. By default you can log in using the default username and password for the robot.

Internal Networking

All Clearpath robots use the subnet for any permanently-installed network hardware. This includes, but may not be limited to

  • the robot's primary PC,
  • the robot's MCU,
  • a secondary PC (if present),
  • any cameras, lidar, or other sensors that communicate over ethernet, and
  • any long-range wireless radios.

The subnet is statically configured; all devices are configured to use a static IP address, and there is normally not a DHCP server operating on this subnet.

For a list of standard payload IP addresses, please see network IP addresses.

Clock Synchronization

If your robot contains multiple computers, their clocks must remain synchronized to allow proper communication between ROS nodes running on each one. Clearpath configures the computers to use chrony to synchronize the clocks, with the primary PC being the authoritative source for the others.

For details on configuring chrony, please see configuring NTP.